Today's offering showcases this handsome and classic Audemars Piguet mens Golden Ellipse watch in gorgeous condition.
It features the renowned ellipse design that Patek Philippe helped popularize.
With its elegant and slender case and strong and luxurious black (face), it exudes timeless class.
It possesses a very high level of artistic refinement with beautiful original AP textured case original hand-hammered repeating design. The hands on it are one of the most beautiful designs we've seen. Each has two textures - half of each hand vertically has a high polish finish and half has a stardust texturing. It's a wonderful detail, and our photos couldn't quite capture how it looks.
It is equipped with an illustrious Audemars Piguet caliber 2090 movement, among the finest ultra-thin movements ever built.
Like only the very finest engines in the world - select watches from the likes of Patek, AP, and V & C, it is adjusted to five positions, heat, cold, and even isochronism (the amount of wind left in the movement).
It has 100% original parts and has just finished a true expertly done restoration. It presents as about a 9.7 out of 10. Its distinctive 18K gold case presents as mint with clear stamping. Its dial has been meticulously restored - its printing could pass as AP factory done. Its Audemars Piguet mechanism is very clean.
A Master Watchmaker has freshly overhauled the movement, which is keeping very accurate time.
For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new leather strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.
Photos of the inside available upon request.
As one of the finest names in watchmaking, Audemars Piguet commitment to quality and technical superiority is legendary. Long known for their highly-complicated watches, Audemars Piguet stands alongside Patek Philippe on the top echelon of premier watchmakers in the world.
Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: B20295
Movement no.: 181,284
Year built: c. 1980's
Functions: Hours, Minutes
Designed for: Men
Case material: 18K gold
Case markings (inside): Audemars Piguet, Swiss Made, 18K
Case condition: Presents as mint
Dimensions: 30mm diameter (excluding crown) by 36mm long lug tip to tip
Dial: Gloss black with gilt printing, signed Audemars Piguet, gilt painted Roman indexes, expertly restored
Hands: Original, gold "lances" - the hands on it are one of the most beautiful designs we've seen. Each has two textures - half of each hand vertically has a high polish finish and half has a stardust texturing. It's a wonderful detail, and our photos couldn't quite capture how it looks.
Movement type: High grade Audemars Piguet Cal. 2090, manually wound, shock protection, balance system maintains accuracy across various positions, temperatures, and amounts of wind, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 20 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium bronze escape wheel, self-compensating flat balance-spring
Jewels: 20 rubies
Band: Leather, embossed alligator grain, remborde, brand new and unworn. We also stock a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
Crystal type: Sapphire, mint condition
Servicing: A Master Watchmaker has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Keeping very accurate time.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email email@example.com for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.